I remember hearing the orchestral opening to "One Night In Bangkok" on the radio back in 1985 and being utterly blown away. I rushed out and bought the Chess soundtrack the very next day. Chess Moves is a cool compilation of videos made for the Chess album. It broke my heart when the actual musical production of Chess bombed.
This collection of videos is a great slice of 1980's pop culture. Pity The Child is probably my fave video of the bunch, The Arbiter being a close second. I Know Him So Well is the only weak link in the bunch. It's a pretty sappy ballad that doesn't really fit with the rest of these fine songs. Maybe some smart Hollywood producer will make a feature length film of Chess someday. We can only hope....
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